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Financial planner linked to Trump evangelical adviser Robert Jeffress indicted for stealing $19 million from senior citizens

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A Christian financial planner endorsed by Donald Trump’s evangelical advisor Robert Jeffress has been indicted on Ponzi scheme charges after allegedly stealing millions from senior citizens.

Religion News Network reported Thursday that W. Neil “Doc” Gallagher, age 78, allegedly stole more than $19 million from senior citizens who heard his paid radio broadcasts in Texas.

The day prior to his March 8 arrest, the Securities and Exchange Commission claimed Gallagher ran a “classic Ponzi scheme” in a complaint filed against him and two of his companies, the report noted.

In the scheme alleged by the SEC, Gallagher “continually signed up new investors and used their money to make monthly disbursements to earlier investors,” telling the senior citizens who gave him their money that those payments “were the profits generated through his surefire management of their retirement portfolios,” RNS reported.

The man who billed himself as “The Money Doctor” on the radio claimed he would help seniors plan their retirement and was guided by the scripture, blending investment advice with Christian messages.

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“Our mission is to be a vehicle of God’s peace and comfort to as many people as possible,” the Gallagher Financial Group claimed on its website, “helping first with their financial peace of mind, then also with their spiritual, emotional, and family well-being.”

According to the SEC, Gallagher has “no valid securities-industry credentials” and was in 1999 “reprimanded by the Texas State Securities Board for engaging in fraudulent business practices, including falsifying receipts and falsely advertising himself as a registered investment adviser.”

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FLASHBACK: Jeffrey Epstein accuser revealed there are tapes of famous men with underage girls

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A 2015 report is resurfacing on Raw Story as the Jeffrey Epstein trial begins and Washington and New York men fear being outed.

It appears that a series of QAnon Facebook groups and pro-Trump groups were the ones responsible for posting the story.

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Fox News is so obsessed with Ocasio-Cortez they said her name three times as much as CNN or MSNBC

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It's clear that Fox News and other right-wing reporters are trying to create boogymen in Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. A new analysis by CNN media reporter Brian Stelter, revealed that the conservative network has said Ocasio-Cortez's name more than CNN and MSNBC combined.

"First, Ocasio-Cortez and her "Squad" mate Ilhan Omar have been talked about a lot more on Fox than on other cable news channels this year," Stelter wrote. "Second, the freshmen have been getting more attention on cable than seasoned leaders of the Democratic Party."

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Congress should ask Mueller these specific questions about Trump’s involvement with Russia: Conservative columnist

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Conservative Never-Trump columnist Jennifer Rubin outlined the essential questions that Democrats should ask special counsel Robert Mueller in an op-ed for the Washington Post.

"Rather than engage in the normal scattershot questioning punctuated by speechifying, the House Judiciary Committee should assign its able attorney Norman Eisen to conduct the questioning," proposed Rubin. "Members could then follow up with additional questions.'

One question she proposed asking: "Mr. Mueller, the attorney general said you did not find 'collusion.' However, you did not look for collusion. Please explain what you looked for and how that differs from [Attorney General William] Barr’s assertion that you essentially cleared President Trump of collusion?"

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